November 28 – December 25
Get into the holiday spirit in downtown Boise this season. Beginning with the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on The Grove Plaza right up until Christmas Day, Boise has a ton of special event and holiday activities to make this Christmas time memorable. Check out the gleaming window displays and decorated streets of downtown; enjoy fine dining, and world-class shopping at over 300 retail locations. Welcome Santa and explore downtown Boise at festive events including:
CAPITAL CITY PUBLIC MARKET
Every Saturday November 1 - December 20, 9:30am-1:30pm
Pick up all the ingredients for your holiday meals in one spot. You'll find local grown winter produce, specialty Idaho foods & wines, handmade cards, fresh northwest cranberries and art vendors.
BOISE FARMERS MARKET
Every Saturday November 1 - December 20, 9:00am-2:00pm
Shop for handmade arts and crafts, fresh winter produce, award-winning Idaho wines and cheeses, fresh baked breads, salad greens, locally grown chestnuts and fruit from Hagerman Valley.
Twas' the Night Before Christmas
Boise Little Theater
November 28, 29, December 5, 6, 12, 13- 8:00pm
December 4 & 11- 7:30pm
November 30, December 7 & 13- 2:00pm
Take the family to enjoy this holiday classic at the Boise Little Theater. See the wild adventures of an elf, a mouse and persistent little girl on their journey to find out why Santa didn't come to see them last year.
First Thursday Dec.4: 6pm-8pm
Saturdays Dec 6, 13 & 20: 10am-3pm
DL Evans Bank
Take a seat on Santa's lap and reveal your list for the year. For a small donation, you can have your photo taken with Old St. Nick, with proceeds benefiting the Children's Home Society.